170 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting the New School Year

170 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting the New School Year

Prior to starting my first year teaching, I asked a few veteran teachers for their most important pieces of advice. Interestingly enough, there seemed to be a recurring theme. Routines and procedures are everything. The key to a successful and well-functioning classroom revolves around management.Management has everything to do with effectively implementing and consistently enforcing […]

15 Things to Know Before Starting Your First Year Teaching

15 Things to Know Before Starting Your First Year Teaching

1. Your relationship with your kids will be your greatest pride. I can honestly say the relationships I formed with my students were unlike any relationships I have ever had.  Even the students who drove me absolutely bonkers on a day-to-day basis stole humongous pieces of my heart. Perhaps it’s inevitable. You spend so much time […]